Origin of betideMiddle English bitiden ; from be-, be- + tiden, happen ; from Old English tidan ; from tid, time: see tide
verbbe·tid·ed, be·tid·ing, be·tides
Origin of betideMiddle English bitiden : bi-, be- + tiden, to happen (from Old English t&imacron;dan; see tide2).
(third-person singular simple present betides, present participle betiding, simple past and past participle betid or betided)
From Middle English betiden, equivalent to be- + tide. Compare Old English tīdan (“to betide”).